Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, New York University
NLS user since 2004
Ziol-Guest, K. M., Dunifon, R. E., & Kalil, A. (2013). Parental employment and children’s body weight: Mothers, others, and mechanisms. Social Science & Medicine, 95, 52-59.
Kalil, A., Ziol-Guest, K. M., & Levin-Epstein, J. (2010). Nonstandard work and marital instability: Evidence from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth. Journal of Marriage and Family, 72(5), 1289-1300.
Kalil, A. & Ziol-Guest, K. M. (2005). Single mothers’ employment dynamics and adolescent well-being. Child Development, 76, 196-211.
What I learned from NLS data
So much of the work I have done (and continue to do with the NLSY79) is focused on being able to match parents with children and understand the intergenerational transmission of various mechanisms.
Why I chose NLS data
The availability of not only high-quality longitudinal data, but also the intergenerational aspect of the study are one of its greatest strengths.
Ohio State University Center for Human Resource Research
This site was created at the Center for Human Resource Research (CHRR) at The Ohio State University to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the National Longitudinal Surveys (NLS). The NLS is a program of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. CHRR has conducted the NLS since the program began in 1965, in partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau (from 1965 to 2003) and NORC at the University of Chicago (from 1978 to the present).